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Many of our children, perhaps even our spouses, have had aspirations of becoming a model. Now it's possible to wind them up by turning them into one - 'figure'-atively speaking. French 3D printing firm Sculpteo is now offering a way for punters to transform photos into 3D models which can then be physically created and posted …

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Such outrageous vanity!

I'm tempted...

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More realistic option?

These have been doing something similar for quite a while now.

http://3d-u.es/

If you choose the Spanish language version and go to the press section you can see a few videos of the process.

Admittedly you need to walk in to be scanned but the result should be more realistic.

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Great idea!

Now at airports the could offer (for a fee) a sculpture of you in the nuddy after going through one of the scanners.

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Jobs Horns

Want to annoy Steve?

Anyone got a couple of pictures of Steve Jobs?

http://www.reghardware.com/2010/11/25/apple_bans_steve_jobs_doll/

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Good stuff

Though I'm more interested in their service to '3d print' a custom model you send them, since CG is a hobby of mine. I love the idea of having tangible versions of my creations.

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Paris Hilton

Sculpteo? More like "Repulseo".

she's not.

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Big heads, stock bodies

This is clearly more of a joke thing, since it's your head on some throw-by body. So I like the Spaniards' full-body offering better. It's probably great for role players though.

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